Jodi Calahoo Stonehouse
Yellowhead Indigenous Education Foundation
Jodi Calahoo Stonehouse is Cree and Mohawk from Michel First Nation and the current Executive Director of the Yellowhead Indigenous Education Foundation. Jodi also works with the Edmonton Shift Lab, a social innovation lab on anti-racism which has drawn positive attention from across the country. She was instrumental in building strong community engagement as the consultation lead to erect the Wahkotowin Lodge, an Indigenous Legal Lodge at the University of Alberta and the first of its kind for any post-secondary institution in Canada.
As the founder of Miyo-Pimatisiwin Productions, Jodi produces and broadcasts an award-winning Indigenous radio program called Acimowin. She is co-producing a series called Love Medicine: interviews with indigenous and non-indigenous wisdom keepers, elders and inspired individuals whose stories remind us that love is indeed the most powerful of all medicines.
Jodi holds a BA from the Faculty of Native Studies and is completing an MSc with the Faculty of Resource Economics and Environmental Sociology at the U of A.